MasterCard Foundation Scholarships At University of British Columbia – Canada 2021

The University of British Columbia, Canada is delighted to partner with The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program to provide comprehensive scholarships to students from Sub-Saharan Africa. The Program provides access to education for academically talented, yet economically marginalized young people.

MasterCard Foundation Scholarships At University of British Columbia – Canada 2021

Application Process:

Step 1: Admissibility Submission: November 6, 2020

Step 2: MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program Application: December 11, 2020

Step 3: UBC Faculty Applications:

  • Forestry: January 13, 2021
  • Land and Food Systems: January 8, 2021
  • Science: January 8, 2021

Eligible Countries: Africa Countries

Type: Masters

Value of Awards: Selected students will receive a scholarship equivalent to the costs related to attaining a degree, including travel, tuition, textbooks, housing, food, and living expenses. You will also receive financial, academic, social, and post-graduation support which will enable you to build experiences and competencies critical for academic success.

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Number of Awards: 110 students over the next 10 years

Eligible Field Of Study: Interested applicants must be applying for a Master’s degree in one of the following Faculties and programs at UBC’s Vancouver campus;

  • Faculty of Arts
    • Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs
  • Faculty of Education
    • Master of Educational Administration and Leadership (M.Ed)
    • Master of Higher Education (M.Ed)
    • Master of Education in Science Education (M.Ed)
  • Faculty of Forestry
    • Master of Science (MSc)
    • Master of Applied Science (MASc)
    • Master of Sustainable Forest Management (MSFM)
    • Master of International Forestry (MIF)
    • Master of Geomatics for Environmental Management (MGEM)
  • Faculty of Land and Food Systems
    • Master of Food and Resource Economics (MFRE)
    • Master of Food Science (MFS)
    • Master of Land and Water Systems (MLWS)
  • Faculty of Medicine
    • Master of Public Health (MPH)
  • Faculty of Science
    • Master of Data Science
  • Sauder School of Business
    • Full-Time MBA Program
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Eligibility: To be eligible, applicants must

  • have completed a Bachelor’s degree;
  • be a citizen of and have lived a significant part of their life in a Sub-Saharan African country;
  • have present economically disadvantaged financial circumstances, and be able to show lack of financial means from family or other sources to pursue graduate education in their home country or elsewhere;
  • have achieved academic excellence under difficult circumstances, and show leadership qualities or potential;
  • be a person who requires a Canadian study permit to study in Canada;
  • commit to returning to Africa immediately after graduation from UBC in order to apply their training and skills to the betterment of others.

Application Process:

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